A work mat for students to use when working on addition and subtraction concepts.
Use this resource when teaching addition and subtraction in your classroom.
This work mat has the students complete the following tasks:
- write a word problem to represent a number sentence
- write the fact family for a number sentence
- solve the number sentence
- draw a picture to represent the number sentence.
Alternatively, project a copy on your dry erase board to use as a whole class math warm-up.
Use the drop-down menu to choose between the color or black and white version.
Click on the link below to download the complete set of 5 work mats.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten (e.g., 8 + 6 = 8 + 2 + 4 = 10 + 4 = 14); decomposing a number leading to a ten (e.g., 13 - 4 = 13 - 3 - 1 = 10 - ...
Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with...
Add and subtract within 1000, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method. Understand that in addin...
Solve two-step word problems using the four operations. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including roundi...
Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
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